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A warning about passing mountpoints as arguments to directory recursion programmes

by Don Coyote (Monk)
on Apr 26, 2013 at 14:05 UTC ( #1030835=perlmeditation: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    die 'do not run this code';
    #get arguments;
    my ($filepathlist,$mountpoint)= @ARGV;
    
    die 'usage & defaults' if $filepathlist =~ /^-{0,2}h(elp)?\s*$/;
    
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    die 'do not run this code';
    $filepathlist = 'home/Documents/directorieslist' unless $filepathlist;
    ...
    
    }
    
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    #use default file, but supply mountpoint;
    > perl ./fileunliker.pl /mount/path
    

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